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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-10-2020, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Russell seat - Bit the bullet

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I gave up on trying to break in my stock seat. After the first 45 mins on riding, it just starts to hurt to the point where I have to get off and start stretching...

So, finally last night, I filled in the Russell seat purchase form and received a Production date in November... The **** seat is pricey so it was either losing interest in my new bike or just breaking in to my piggy bank...

May God have Mercy on me!!
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-10-2020, 07:54 PM
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Good for you! Christmas early, do they have Black Friday coupon codes? You will be all set for riding longer distances. Stock seat bothers me about 45 min. I tough it out for longer. Maybe over winter will get around to fitting a set of pegs on the Canyon cages. Another place to put your feet changes the angles and pressure points somewhat.
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NOTHING beats a Russell......tried all the others. True all day comfort!



Report back after ya put the first 1,000 miles on it.
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Iíve never regretted my Laam custom. I donít think you can go wrong with Laam or Russell custom fitted seats.
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I received my Seat Concepts seat cover and pad the other day .. hope to get it installed tomorrow .

May I suggest the the OP ..buy a purple pad seat cushion https://tinyurl.com/yyrdgbfl
this should allow you to go 3 times further then you can now ( I have done 3 400 plus mile days with this ....and an air hawk ) with out the ..I start to hurt in 5 minutes
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400 miles? What did you do after breakfast?
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I received my Seat Concepts seat cover and pad the other day .. hope to get it installed tomorrow .

May I suggest the the OP ..buy a purple pad seat cushion https://tinyurl.com/yyrdgbfl
this should allow you to go 3 times further then you can now ( I have done 3 400 plus mile days with this ....and an air hawk ) with out the ..I start to hurt in 5 minutes
Mind sharing a pic!! I'd like to see how it looks installed on top of the stock seat. Thanks
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